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28 February 2020 - Hoist Hire in England and Wales

Planing a city break in the UK and require a Hoist or Standaid?
 
Look no further! We can arrange the delivery directly to your accommodation.
 
 
Please follow the link below to view the different areas we cover.
 
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25 February 2020 - Wheelchair Friendly Hotel in Portugal - Paraiso De Albufeira

Wheelchair Friendly Hotel in Portugal - Paraiso De Albufeira

Paraiso De Albufeira, Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal

Paraiso de Albufeira Aparthotel

The 4-star Paraiso de Albufeira Aparthotel is a popular choice when it comes to Albufeira holidays. Whether you’re travelling with your kids, partner or friends, there’s something for everyone here. From a lagoon style pool to a Kids’ Club, there’s no wonder Paraiso de Albufeira Aparthotel is so popular. The aparthotel is 10 minutes from both Albufeira''s old town and the Strip. The Balaia Golf Course is about 3.1 miles of Hotel Apartamento Paraíso De Albufeira.

The Paraiso de Albufeira Aparthotel is accessible, it provides:

  • Grab Rails
  • Accessible Shower
  • Seat In Shower

There is level/ramped access into building.

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25 February 2020 - Disabled Access Hotel in Singapore - M Social Singapore

Disabled Access Hotel in Singapore - M Social Singapore

M Social Singapore, Singapore River, Singapore

M Social Singapore

As a lifestyle boutique hotel, M Social Singapore captures the spirit of adventure behind every stay. Akin to a theatrical experience, M Social Singapore is a stage where we tell a unique story with a well-designed setting and ambiance. The chic loft and alcove interiors designed by famous French visionary Philippe Starck add to the theatricality and sense of intrigue to our hotel. Whether you’re exploring the open communal spaces such as the hotel’s pool or greeting their robot AURA, or thanking AUSCA the robot breakfast chef, M Social Singapore is the ideal hotel for staycations and business trips.

The M Social Singapore features an accessible room. The accessible features include:

  • Wheel in Shower
  • Seat in Shower
  • Grab Rails

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25 February 2020 - Melbourne, Australia Scooter Hire

Planing a holiday in Melbourne and need a Mobility Scooter?
 
Look no further! We can arrange the delivery directly to your accommodation.
 
Follow the link below for more details or contact us at 0800 644 6062 for a quote.
 
 
https://www.mobilityequipmenthiredirect.com/mobility-equipment-hire/16030-mobility-scooter-hire-in-melbourne-australia-portable/

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24 February 2020 - Wheelchair Accessible Hotel in Spain - Asia Gardens Hotel & Thai Spa

Wheelchair Accessible Hotel in Spain - Asia Gardens Hotel & Thai Spa

Asia Gardens Hotel & Thai Spa, Alicante, Costa Blanca, Spain

Asia Gardens Hotel & Thai Spa

Many famous faces have chosen Asia Gardens Hotel &Thai Spa to enjoy a unique escape. This exclusive hotel with all the serenity, peace and quiet of South-East Asia is a member of Leading Hotels of the World, guaranteeing complete relaxation and perfect service. Its lush tropical gardens contain more than 3,000 species brought from Asia. This impressive Thai-style hotel is set in the Sierra Cortina Mountains, with magnificent views over the Costa Blanca. Surrounded by pine woods, it offers 7 outdoor pools and a spa.

There are rooms which are accessible at Asia Gardens Hotel & Thai Spa.
Rooms have:

  • Accessible Bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll in Shower

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24 February 2020 - Article

What a great article on how a Mother has been able to raise thousands of dollars through her nonprofit All Wheels Up, in order to pay for the first crash tests to see if a wheelchair locked to the floor could survive plane-crash forces.
 
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20 February 2020 - Scooter hire in Las Vegas

Are you travelling to Las Vegas and need a Mobility Scooter or a Powered Wheelchair for your stay?
 
We can arrange the delivery directly to your hotel/accommodation.
 
Follow the link below to see the different models available.
 
https://www.mobilityequipmenthiredirect.com/mobility-equipment-hire/c994-mobility-scooter-hire-in-usa-las-vegas/

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20 February 2020 - Disabled Access Cottage in England - Church View Cottage, Kent

Disabled Access Cottage in England - Church View Cottage, Kent

Church View Cottage, Hythe, Kent, England

Church View Cottage

Church View is a quaint, detached bungalow located near Hythe in Kent, and is perfect for couples looking for a break away in the countryside, and offers easy walking and wheelchair access. Surrounded by lush green fields and Roman ruins, Church View, close to the owners’ home, is a great place for relaxation, and also to explore all that Kent has to offer.

The open plan living room and kitchen offers a large space with a dining area, and French doors lead out to the enclosed garden. Pets are welcome and will enjoy many of the surrounding walks on offer. Nearby attractions include Port Lympe Reserve, where you can enjoy a safari and marvel at some incredible animals, including giraffe, lions and gorillas. Sea fishing can be found off the coast of Hythe, or take a trip to the World Heritage Site of Canterbury, where you can explore the cobbled streets and visit the famous cathedral. Beach 3 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 3 miles.

This cottage is accessible, it offers:

  • Wheel in Shower
  • Seat in Shower
  • Grab Rails

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20 February 2020 - Wheelchair Accessible Apartment in Italy - PopArtment, Florence

Wheelchair Accessible Apartment in Italy - PopArtment, Florence

PopArtment, Florence, Tuscany, Italy

PopArtment

PopArtment is a comfortable apartment complex suitable for different types of stay in Florence: tourists and families on holiday, students and young people on a study holiday, business men and workers on a business- or work trip. PopArtment offers a variety of apartments inside a building from the early twentieth century, recently refurbished and renovated.

Pop-art is the style the whole building revolves around, with beautiful paintings and works of art that adorn the walls of the apartments, lending an eclectic and modern style to the place.

There are rooms which are accessible at PopArtment. These rooms offer:

  • Wheel in Shower
  • Seat in Shower
  • Grab Rails

There is also level/ramped access around the building.

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19 February 2020 - Wheelchair Accessible Hotel in England - Norfolk Royale Hotel

Wheelchair Accessible Hotel in England - Norfolk Royale Hotel

Norfolk Royale Hotel, Bournemouth, Norfolk, England

Norfolk Royale Hotel

The elegant Norfolk Royale Hotel is renowned for quality of service and attention to detail. Centrally located just a few steps from Bournemouth Square the Norfolk Royale is perfect for any occasion. Originally converted from two imposing Victorian Villas, and formerly the home of the Duke of Norfolk, the hotel has been restored to its Edwardian grandeur.

Located in Bournemouth’s town centre, The Norfolk Royale Hotel, BW Signature Collection is just a 10-minute walk from the promenade and Blue Flag beach Bournemouth’s International Centre and Pavilion, an exhibition and entertainment venue, is less than 10 minutes’ walk from Norfolk Royale Hotel, BW Signature Collection. The New Forest is just a 25-minute drive away and offers scenic walks and bicycle rides.

The hotel deluxe rooms specifically designed and adapted for people with physical mobility problems, providing some of the best disabled accommodation Bournemouth has to offer. These rooms include:

  • Wheel-in Shower
  • Grab Rails
  • Ramped Access

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19 February 2020 - Mobility Scooter Rental in Jersey

Travelling to Jersey?
 
We can arrange the hire of a Mobility Scooter for your stay.
 
Follow the link below to get a quote and more details:
 

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19 February 2020 - Disabled Friendly Hotel in UAE - Royal M Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi

Disabled Friendly Hotel in UAE - Royal M Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi

Royal M Hotel & Resort, Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Royal M Hotel & Resort

Located within the fashionable Al Bateen Marina is the sophisticated waterfront retreat, Royal M Hotel and Resort, offering the ultimate in comfort and luxury for both business and leisure travellers alike. Perfectly placed in the heart of Abu Dhabi, providing easy access to the Corniche Beach and just moments from an array of shopping malls.

The inspiring nautical design, contemporary streamlined architecture and bespoke private villas radiate the promise of an experience that awaits within. From the moment you set foot in the hotel, you know you are taking the first steps on a truly unique journey. A magnificent colonnade frames the impressive Marina view through into the lobby, where the hotel''s elegant modern style reveals itself further.

Corniche Beach is 1.4 miles from the hotel, while The Nation Riviera Beach Club is 1.4 miles away. The nearest airport is Bateen Airport, 10.6 miles from Royal M Hotel & Resort Abu Dhabi.

There are rooms which are accessible at Royal M Hotel & Resort.
Rooms have:

  • Accessible Bathroom
  • In-room Accessibility
  • Roll-in Shower

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17 February 2020 - Disabled Access Haven Holiday in Wales - Hafan y Môr Holiday Park

Disabled Access Haven Holiday in Wales - Hafan y Môr Holiday Park

Hafan y Môr Holiday Park, Pwllhel, Gwynedd, Wales

Haven Holidays Hafan y Môr

Hafan y Môr Holiday Park is one of Haven''s biggest parks – and every inch is filled with family fun. Work up a serious appetite making your way around all the activities in the new Dragon Lakes Adventure Village. From the awesome Snowdonia mountains to grand castles like Harlech; sheltered coves to lively resorts like Prestatyn and Rhyl, this dramatic region weaves its magic.

Easy to reach but not to leave. The beaches, skylines, castles, railways, lakes and lively resorts of North Wales are engraved in millions of childhood memories. Where else can you enjoy fantastic mountain scenery, a brilliant train ride, a panoramic picnic and a gorgeous sandy beach all in one day? There are lots of fabulous places to visit, using Haven holiday parks as your base. From beautiful beaches and landscapes to places of interest like historical sites and nature trails, or attractions like theme parks and wildlife parks - there are choices to suit the whole family.

Haven Holiday Hafan y Mor has accessible caravans available, there are 2 types:

Type 1 Caravans Include:

  • Ramped Access
  • Lowered Units in Kitchen

Type 2 Caravans Include:

  • Ramped Access
  • Wet Room
  • Shower Chair
  • Grab Rails

Sliding Internal doors in both caravans, and trapeze handle bar available at time of booking.

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14 February 2020 - Wheelchair Accessible Hotel in Fuerteventura - Alua Village Fuerteventura

Wheelchair Accessible Hotel in Fuerteventura - Alua Village Fuerteventura

Alua Village Fuerteventura, Jandia, Fuerteventura

Alua Village Fuerteventura

The AluaVillage Fuerteventura would like to invite you to enjoy a comfortable wellness hotel next to Butihondo beach, and 5 km from the shopping area, restaurants and nightclubs. It has the advantage of being in one of the most tranquil areas and with the best beaches in Fuerteventura.

The adapted rooms in the Alua Village offer:

  • Wheel in Shower
  • Grab Rails

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13 February 2020 - Wheelchair Accessible Hotel in Majorca - BQ Delfin Azul Hotel

Wheelchair Accessible Hotel in Majorca - BQ Delfin Azul Hotel

BQ Delfin Azul Hotel, Alcudia, Majorca

BQ Delfín Azul Hotel

Located in Alcudia, BQ Delfín Azul Hotel is in the city centre and near the beach. Alcudia Port and Pollensa Port are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area''s natural beauty can explore Alcudia Beach and Playa de Muro. Travelling with kids? Consider Hidropark, or check out an event or a game at Plaza de Toros.

There are adapted rooms in the BQ Delfin Azul Hotel which include:

  • Wheel-in Shower
  • Grab Rails

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13 February 2020 - Disabled Access Adult Only Hotel in Majorca - Hotel BH Mallorca

Disabled Access Adult Only Hotel in Majorca - Hotel BH Mallorca

Hotel BH Mallorca, Magaluf, Majorca

Hotel Bh Mallorca

Discover the most exciting place to stay in one of the party capitals of the world. Welcome to the Adult Only Hotel BH Mallorca. The 4-star hotel in Magaluf that leaves no stone unturned in your quest for an unforgettable holiday. There’s no better place for you and your friends to stay in Magaluf and make those memories that will last a lifetime.

Hotel BH offers adapted rooms for guests with disabilities, located on the ground floor. These rooms feature wider door-frames, a walk-in shower, lower-level light switches and removable shower curtains, with shower chairs also available upon request. There is also ramped pool access available.

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12 February 2020 - Wheelchair Accessible Resort in Lanzarote - Iberostar Selection Lanzarote Park

Wheelchair Accessible Resort in Lanzarote - Iberostar Selection Lanzarote Park

Iberostar Selection Lanzarote Park, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote

Iberostar Selection Lanzarote Park

Iberostar Selection Lanzarote Park, whose construction was overseen by the famous architect César Manrique, takes the shape of three ‘zocos’ that look out on a spectacular view of the Ocean, right on the seafront of the Playa Blanca. This beachfront hotel is situated a short walk from the bay of Playa Flamingo, enjoying impressive views of the Atlantic Ocean around Lanzarote.

There is good access in all communal areas. There are disabled rooms available which provide:

  • Wheel in Shower
  • Seat in Shower
  • Grab Rails

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12 February 2020 - Disabled Access City Break in USA - Stewart Hotel, New York

Disabled Access City Break in USA - Stewart Hotel, New York

Stewart Hotel, New York, USA

Stewart Hotel

Just right for those who love the thrill of Broadway life and live performances, Stewart Hotel captures the spirit of a buzzing pre-show Broadway theater. Guests gather under high ceilings and flow between its New York-inspired lobby, stunning ballroom, designer event space and, spacious suites.The Stewart Hotel welcomes guests of all abilities. The property descriptions aim to allow any visitor to make an informed decision on whether the hotel is an appropriate choice for their needs.

The Stewart Hotel has specially adapted rooms which feature:

  • Wheel in Shower
  • Grab Rails

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11 February 2020 - Menorca Wheelchair adapted Taxis

Travelling to Menorca?

We can arrange a Wheelchair accessible taxi to your hotel and for your return.

Follow the link below to view the various destination or contact us at 0800 644 6062 for a quote.

 

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11 February 2020 - Wheelchair Accessible Cottage in England - The Somerset Stables

Wheelchair Accessible Cottage in England - The Somerset Stables

The Somerset Stables, Bath, Somerset, England

The Somerset Stables

Nestled at the end of a lane, this single-storey barn conversion is located on the owner’s working farm and has been lovingly restored from the original old stables. The internal doorways have been built with wheelchairs in mind, and there is a ramp to both the front and the back of the property. It has its own enclosed garden, which is perfect for sitting out in the evenings and taking in the beautiful countryside. Beyond the gardens are acres of rolling countryside with many walks for guests to enjoy.

Bristol, 10 miles, has many attractions and great shopping at Cabot Circus, which has over 90 shops, as well as a mix of restaurants and a cinema. This is a great base from which to explore Somerset. The city of Wells is a 30-minute drive away, and Glastonbury with its famous tor and abbey, is within easy reach. Perhaps visit the wonders of Cheddar Gorge and the wonderful Wookey Hole Caves. Shop ¼ mile, pub and restaurant ½ mile.

The Somerset Stable is accessible, it provides:

  • Wheel-In Shower
  • Seat-In Shower
  • Wheelchair Ramps

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11 February 2020 - Disabled Access Cottage in England - The Cider Barn, Somerset

Disabled Access Cottage in England - The Cider Barn, Somerset

The Cider Barn, Taunton, Somerset, England

The Cider Barn

In a great country location on the Devon Somerset border, in the Blackdown Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and nestling under Wellingtons Monument, this semi-detached barn conversion has far reaching views. Next to the owners’ home, this is an excellent property for relaxing in and getting away from it all, but it is near enough to visit some lovely family attractions.

On your doorstep, you will find much to enjoy in the Blackdown Hills, perhaps a country walk from the property up to the Wellington Monument. Wellington has two supermarkets which will deliver groceries if needed, and there are good takeaways and restaurants in Wellington. Park Farm is adjacent to a bridleway, which offers great walking and cycle routes through the Neroche Forest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The Cider Barn is accessible, it provides:

  • Wheel-In Shower
  • Grab Rails
  • Shower Chair
  • Wheelchair Ramps

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11 February 2020 - Disabled Friendly Cottage in England - Primrose Cottage, Somerset

Disabled Friendly Cottage in England - Primrose Cottage, Somerset

Primrose Cottage, Templecombe, Somerset, England

Primrose Cottage

Situated on a working farm with two other properties, between the characterful abbey town of Sherborne and Shaftesbury with its famous Gold Hill, and right on the Somerset/Dorset border, this terraced, single-storey barn conversion is in an excellent location from which to explore this wonderful region.

There is lovely walking in the area and fishing nearby, however the properties are also in a great location to spend days out enjoying some of the lovely attractions within an easy driving distance. The city of Bath is also within easy reach with its plethora of shops, Roman baths, Royal Crescent and Thermae Spa. Golf can be found nearby. Shop 3 miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

Primrose Cottage is accessible, it provides:

  • Wheel-In Shower
  • Grab Rails
  • Shower Chair
  • Wheelchair Ramps

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7 February 2020 - Travelling around Europe in a Wheelchair

Just read this interesting article that shows how a family travelled across some of Europe''s less accessible locations with their daughter in a wheelchair.
 
They provide some great tips to keep in mind when booking accommodations.

 

https://www.abc.net.au/life/travelling-with-a-wheelchair-across-europe/11759652?fbclid=IwAR01giVtVOwjiYgDATwOQyiUwE1LSQwuvMY4x3kKlfdCyMVs2UYQ5du6ADA


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6 February 2020 - Mobility Equipment Hire in the Caribbean

Travelling to the Caribbean?
 
Did you know we can arrange the hire of Mobility Equipment in various locations of Jamaica, Barbados and Dominican Republic.
 
Follow the link below for more details or contact us at 0800 644 6062 for more details.
 

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5 February 2020 - Wheelchair Accessible Adult Only Hotel in Majorca - FERGUS Style Palmanova

Wheelchair Accessible Adult Only Hotel in Majorca - FERGUS Style Palmanova

FERGUS Style Palmanova, Palma Nova, Majorca

FERGUS Style Palmanova

Designed as a Mediterranean oasis, the FERGUS Style Palmanova puts routine aside and allows you to immerse yourself in a space created, in every detail, for the most deserving. This adults-only haven is equipped with the most modern services and facilities out there, all with the sole purpose of providing you with those extra special comforts that you deserve.

Delicious cocktails, fine cuisine and a wide range of suggested activities have been created for you to discover the spectacular delights of Palmanova Bay, your way. The cool breeze, golden sand and blue turquoise of the Mediterranean are reflected in every corner of the hotel, capturing the powerful essence of your destination and allowing you to just switch off.

Access
FERGUS Style Palmanova has an accessible room which provides:

  • Wheel In Shower
  • Seat in Shower
  • Grab Rails

There is level/ramped access around the hotel.

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4 February 2020 - Travelling in a Cruise with mobility challanges

If you’re considering a cruise for your next holiday and have mobility challenges, here are some of the things you need to know before booking a cruise
 
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/16/travel/how-to-plan-a-cruise-for-travelers-with-reduced-mobility.html

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4 February 2020 - Wheelchair Accessible Cottage in England - Valley View Cottage, Devon

Wheelchair Accessible Cottage in England - Valley View Cottage, Devon

Valley View Cottage, Upottery, Devon, England

Valley View Cottage

This superbly positioned barn conversion, Valley View is set on a working sheep farm. It looks out over fields and valleys located around the beautiful Blackdown Hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just 4 miles from Honiton. Furnished to a very good standard, this cosy property offers underfloor heating throughout, and a convenient wet room. The charming living room lead onto a raised decked area with fabulous views across the valley, and the property has access to the on-site lake. The bedrooms feature the owner’s famous Southdown wool duvet and pillow range with Egyptian cotton linen, so you are guaranteed a good night’s sleep.

The grounds and local footpaths allow visitors to experience the delights of the area’s wildlife, whilst the cathedral city of Exeter, the Devon and Dorset Heritage Coast and the wilds of Exmoor National Park are all less than an hour away. With a good selection of activities including their own fishing lake and golf within 7 miles, these perfect holiday homes are ideally placed for taking full advantage of this beautiful part of Devon. Beach 17 miles. Shop 6 miles, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

Valley View Cottage is accessible, it offers:

  • Wet Room
  • Shower Chair

There is level/ramped access into accomodation.

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3 February 2020 - Accessible Hotel in Portugal - Vasco Da Gama Hotel, Monte Gordo

Accessible Hotel in Portugal - Vasco Da Gama Hotel, Monte Gordo

Vasco Da Gama Hotel, Monte Gordo, Algarve, Portugal

Vasco da Gama Hotel

If you’re looking for a relaxing beach holiday to the Algarve with a choice of fun activities then Vasco Da Gama Portugal is perfect for you! Vasco Da Gama Monte Gordo is located just 200m from one of the Algarve’s best sandy beaches, set on the stunning rugged coast of the Gulf of Cádiz. The hotel was the first to open in beautiful Monte Gordo and is a long-time favourite with British guests.

The hotel is within easy reach of shops, bars and clubs. The closest city is Vila Real De Santo António, where you can dine in the local restaurants, check out the marina, or take a tour of the traditional whitewashed stone buildings of South Portugal.

The Vasco Da Gama is accessible and provides:

  • Wheel in Shower
  • Grab Rails
  • Seat in Shower  

There is also level/ramped access throughout the hotel.

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3 February 2020 - Wheelchair Accessible Hotel in Portugal - Monte Gordo Hotel Apartamentos & Spa

Wheelchair Accessible Hotel in Portugal - Monte Gordo Hotel Apartamentos & Spa

Monte Gordo Hotel Apartamentos & Spa, Monte Gordo, Algarve, Portugal

Monte Gordo Hotel Apartamentos & Spa

Opened in June 2011, the Monte Gordo Hotel - Apartments & Spa is located close to the Forest of Vila Real de Santo António and just 300 metres from the beach, combining both the calm of the countryside and proximity to the sea. Here you will find the tranquillity and simplicity of a contemporary architectural style that go hand-in-hand with excellent service and sustainability.

Monte Gordo Hotel Apartamentos & Spa is located less than a 10-minute drive from the mouth of the Guadiana River. It is 31.1 miles from Faro International Airport.

Access is good in and around the hotel. The hotel has rooms with wheel in showers and grab rails.

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